WE HELP BETTER THE VOLUNTARY BENEFITS BUSINESS

The Voluntary Employee Benefits Board (VEBB) ultimately serves the end customer by leveraging the shared experiences, knowledge and commitment of voluntary benefits professionals to improve the industry.

ABOUT VEBB

WE ARE A VOLUNTEER BASED, NON-PROFIT BOARD RUN BY MEMBERS COMMITTED TO BETTERING THE VOLUNTARY BENEFITS INDUSTRY.

VEBB provides a welcomed forum to exchange information on current topics affecting the manufacturing and distribution of voluntary products and services. Our annual conference is designed to address issues and opportunities that are relevant to voluntary benefits professionals through open dialogue and active participation.

Why join VEBB?

STAY CURRENT WITH INDUSTRY TRENDS, DISCUSS COMMON CHALLENGES, AND BUILD A STRONG NETWORK OF PEERS

With VEBB membership, voluntary benefits professionals are provided a wealth of insights and resources, as well as abundant networking opportunities.

EXECUTIVE BOARD

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT A COMMITTEE MEMBER

  • Stephanie Perry

    President

    The Hartford

  • McClure King

    Past President

    BankersWorksite

  • Kristen Willey

    Program Committee Chair

    Mutual of Omaha

  • Shanon Duncan

    Vice President

    MassMutual

  • Toni Levatino

    Co-Secretary & Treasurer

    Texas Life Insurance Company

  • Linda Aube

    Co-Secretary & Treasurer

    MassMutual

  • Paul Goedde

    Sponsorship Committee Co-Chair

    Prudential

  • Michael Hart

    Sponsorship Committee Co-Chair

    American Fidelity

  • Darlena Holland

    Membership Committee Co-Chair

    American Fidelity

  • Cindy Shanks

    Membership Committee Co-Chair

    Mutual of Omaha

  • Michele Ballert

    Marketing Committee Co-Chair

    Symetra

  • Meghan Farrell

    Marketing Committee Co-Chair

    MassMutual

  • Graham Gibson

    Marketing Committee Co-Chair

    BankersWorksite

VEBB Conference

May 20th -22nd, 2020

Hilton Austin
500 E 4th Street
Austin, TX, 78701
512-482-8000

2020 VEBB Conference Agenda Coming Soon

BenefitsPro Conference

VEBB members receive a 50% discount off full conference rates. Your discount will be automatically applied when you register for both.

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Interested In Attending?

In order to become a VEBB member, you must represent a company that is actively engaged in the manufacturing and distribution of voluntary products and services, or reinsurance of such products and services.

I represent an insurance company in the voluntary benefits industry.
I represent a reinsurance company in the voluntary benefits industry.

2020 Sponsors

Bankers Worksite Logo
MassMutual

Past Presidents

    Years 2017 - Present

  • 2017, Julie Pohjola – Cigna
  • 2018, Paul Goedde - Cigna
  • 2019, McClure King - BankersWorksite

    Years 2011 - 2016

  • 2011, Luanne Inderski – Principal
  • 2012, Carroll Fadal – Texas Life Insurance Co.
  • 2013, Kelli LeGeyt – UnitedHealth Group
  • 2014, Donald Rowe – Legal Club of America
  • 2015, Carol Egan – USAble Life
  • 2016, Cheryl Fugate – The Hartford

    Years 2006 - 2010

  • 2006, Mary Walsh – Boston Mutual
  • 2007, Debbie Cecil – UNUM
  • 2008, Tim Richards – HM Ins. Group
  • 2009, Diana Thulin – SwissRe
  • 2010, Alvin Heggie – American General

    Years 2001 - 2005

  • 2001, Jim Dreiling – Colonial
  • 2002, David Bailey – UNUM
  • 2003, Eric Taylor – Cincinnati Life
  • 2004, Donna Mountain – Assurant
  • 2005, Marc Lower – Colonial

    Years 1987 - 2000

  • 1987, Dick Ancy – American General
  • 1988, Dick Ancy – American General
  • 1989, Phil Brimer – Allstate
  • 1990, Robert Frary – Liberty Life
  • 1991, Deborah Tatro – Transamerica
  • 1992, Shannon Gray – Texas Life
  • 1993, Paul Laroche – Baltimore Life
  • 1994, David Gerrish – Jefferson Pilot
  • 1995, Alan Anderson – First Colony
  • 1996, Steve Worley – Texas Life
  • 1997, Neiciee Durrence – UNUM
  • 1998, Bill Velto – Met Life
  • 1999, Terry Reams – Guarantee Life
  • 1999, Connie Taylor – Principal
  • 2000, Connie Taylor – Principal

Past Presidents Updated

    Years 1987 - 1991

  • 1987, Dick Ancy – American General
  • 1988, Dick Ancy – American General
  • 1989, Phil Brimer – Allstate
  • 1990, Robert Frary – Liberty Life
  • 1991, Deborah Tatro – Transamerica

    Years 1992 - 1996

  • 1992, Shannon Gray – Texas Life
  • 1993, Paul Laroche – Baltimore Life
  • 1994, David Gerrish – Jefferson Pilot
  • 1995, Alan Anderson – First Colony
  • 1996, Steve Worley – Texas Life

    Years 1997 - 2000

  • 1997, Neiciee Durrence – UNUM
  • 1998, Bill Velto – Met Life
  • 1999, Terry Reams – Guarantee Life
  • 1999, Connie Taylor – Principal
  • 2000, Connie Taylor – Principal

    Years 2001 - 2005

  • 2001, Jim Dreiling – Colonial
  • 2002, David Bailey – UNUM
  • 2003, Eric Taylor – Cincinnati Life
  • 2004, Donna Mountain – Assurant
  • 2005, Marc Lower – Colonial

    Years 2006 - 2010

  • 2006, Mary Walsh – Boston Mutual
  • 2007, Debbie Cecil – UNUM
  • 2008, Tim Richards – HM Ins. Group
  • 2009, Diana Thulin – SwissRe
  • 2010, Alvin Heggie – American General

    Years 2011 - 2016

  • 2011, Luanne Inderski – Principal
  • 2012, Carroll Fadal – Texas Life Insurance Co.
  • 2013, Kelli LeGeyt – UnitedHealth Group
  • 2014, Donald Rowe – Legal Club of America
  • 2015, Carol Egan – USAble Life
  • 2016, Cheryl Fugate – The Hartford

    Years 2017 - Present

  • 2017, Julie Pohjola – Cigna
  • 2018, Paul Goedde - Cigna

GET MORE INFORMATION

Stephanie Perry
President
stephanie.perry@thehartford.com
860-547-3877

Recent Superstar Award Recipients

VEBB’s Superstar award acts as the board’s “Lifetime Achievement Award” and is presented to individuals who have provided long term service and support to the VEBB organization. VEBB members nominate and vote on the award recipient and the Past President Council makes the final decision. The award is presented each year at our annual meeting.

  • 2019:
  • Cheryl Fugate - The Hartford
  • Luanne Inderski - Principal Financial Group
  • 2018:
  • Donald Rowe - Legal Group of America
  • 2017:
  • Carol Egan - Renaissance Dental
  • Toni Levatino - Texas Life